This test method covers the measurement of the transmitted impact force of a material when exposed to a falling object under specified loads. Data obtained from this test method can be used to compare the impact resistance of various materials.
Keywordsimpact; impact resistance; personal protective clothing; rubber; thermoplastic rubber
In several fields, such as Oil & Gas and Construction, impact resistant gloves and protective clothing have been requested and are being currently used. A standard test method that is accurate and reproducible would assist in helping users and safety managers make an informed impact protection choice.
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